It’s Time To Close New York’s Oil and Gas Waste Loophole

It's time to regulate oil and gas waste like the hazardous waste that it is. New Yorkers: tell your state legislators to support these S. 3392 / A. 2655 and close New York's hazardous waste loophole!
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The Case for Closing New York’s Oil & Gas Industry Waste Loophole

May 14, 2020

Enviros Urge Funding for Abandoned Mine Cleanup

May 4, 2020
Washington, D.C. – Today Earthworks and 30 other environmental organizations sent a letter to House and Senate leadership calling for future recovery legislation to include funding for the hardrock Abandoned Mine Land (AML) reclamation program. Such funding would create jobs for out-of-work miners… More »

Tell PA Legislators to Protect People, Not Polluters!

Committees in the House of the Pennsylvania General Assembly are attempting to exploit the COVID-19 crisis to delay essential health and environmental safeguards.
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Greens Call for Hold on Federal Mining & Drilling Decisions

April 9, 2020
Washington, D.C., April 9 — Today Earthworks, along with 100 other environmental and public health organizations, sent a letter to the U.S. Office of Management and Budget calling for all federal agencies to temporarily halt all active or pending mining and drilling decisions… More »

Letter to U.S. Office of Management and Budget Requesting Moratorium on Permitting, Rulemakings During COVID-19

April 9, 2020

House emergency aid package puts people over polluters

March 24, 2020
“The COVID crisis demands a federal response unprecedented since World War II. That response must be focused on helping people, not polluters. “We appreciate the Members of Congress supporting The Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act (H.R. 6379), which provides immediate… More »

Earthworks Comments on Update to the Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act

March 11, 2020